Posted On: 01/20/20 8:13 AM

Martin Luther King was one of the most influential individuals in United States history. He was one of the greatest leaders to ever live. Martin Luther King had the ability to get others to follow his lead and to make positive change in the world.

There is no better time than MLK Day, to take a look at positive young leaders in our communities. There are many gifted and intelligent young leaders in Michigan high school basketball. We should celebrate the young athletes that make our futures look brighter. 

Ryan CornerRyanCorner6'10" | PFAllendale | 2020StateMI (2020, PF, Allendale)

Corner quietly goes about his business. Don’t look now, but he’s one of the best post players in Michigan. He’s also an attentive and hard working young man. Coaches at the Prep Hoops Top 250 raved about coaching him. 

Carlos JohnsonCarlosJohnson6'6" | SFBenton Harbor | 2020State#83NationMI (2020, SF, Benton Harbor)

Johnson is as talented as they come on the basketball court. But that’s just the start. He’s humble and appreciative off the court. Johnson is the type of young man that others will follow. 

Matt NicholsonMattNicholson7'0" | CClarkston | 2020State#221NationMI (2020, C, Clarkston)

Nicholson remained confident in himself and his path throughout high school. It has landed

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